LibriVox recording of Mary by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read in English by April Gonzales; JoannaHarker; Mary J Eliza, Mary's mother, is obsessed with novels, rarely considers anyone but herself, and favours Mary's brother. She neglects her daughter, who educates herself using only books and the natural world. Ignored by her family, Mary devotes much of her time to charity. When her brother suddenly dies, leaving Mary heir to the family's fortune, her mother finally takes an interest in her; she is... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, romance, feminism
Librivox recording of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft. Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior to men, but only appeared to be because they lacked education. She suggested that both men and women should be treated as rational beings and imagined a social order founded on reason. Today, Wollstonecraft is considered a foundational thinker in feminist philosophy. Her... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Mary: A Fiction by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read in English by TriciaGMary: A Fiction, published in 1788, is a tragic story that decries marriages not based on love. It can be considered an example of feminist fiction.Mary's parents are in a loveless marriage. As the second-born, female child, she is neglected; her education is self-directed from books, nature, and her own inclinations. Her inclinations, however, are towards genius and religion. Mary becomes the heiress of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, tragedy, Friendship, feminist fiction, marriage of convenience, dysfunctional...
LibriVox recording of Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read by BumbleVee. Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman is Mary Wollstonecraft's unfinished novelistic sequel to her revolutionary political treatise A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. It was published posthumously in 1798 by her husband, William Godwin. Maria revolves around the story of a woman imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband, and focuses on the societal rather than the individual "wrongs of... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audio, wollstonecraft Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft. Published in 1796, Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is a personal travel narrative by the eighteenth-century British feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft. The twenty-five letters cover a wide range of topics, from sociological reflections on Scandinavia and its peoples to philosophical questions regarding identity. Published by... Topics: librivox, audiobook, letters, Scandinavia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, travel narrative, feminist... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Last Man, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The plague gradually kills off all people. Lionel Verney, central character, son of a nobleman who gambled himself into poverty, finds himself immune after being attacked by an infected "negro," and copes with a civilization that is... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, sci-fi, apocalypse Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read by Cori Samuel. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the British author Mary Shelley. Shelley wrote the novel when she was 18 years old. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818, and this audiobook is read from that text. Shelley's name appeared on the revised third edition, published in 1831. The title of the novel refers to the scientist, Victor... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, fiction, horror, science, science fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Frankenstein oder der moderne Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Translated by Heinz Widtmann. Read by crowwings. Frankenstein oder Der moderne Prometheus ... erzählt die Geschichte des jungen Schweizers Viktor Frankenstein, der an der damals berühmten Universität Ingolstadt einen künstlichen Menschen erschafft, und später von seiner Kreatur verfolgt wird, welche aus Rache nach und nach seine Familienmitglieder ermorden möchte. Viktor Frankenstein erzählt... Topics: librivox, audiobook, german, Frankensteins Monster, Monster, Zombie, Leben erschaffen, Kreatur,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text